Fragment of bowl

Roman


Catalogue Raisonné

Arretine Pottery (MFA), no. 030.

Dimensions

Height x length: 8.6 x 11.6 cm (3 3/8 x 4 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

88.590

Medium or Technique

Ceramic, Arretine ware

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Vessels

Architectural bordeers at rim; the upper part of a winged genius playing the double flute. At right inscribed BAR.

Provenance

By 1888: with Anselmo Gasparini (said to have been discovered in the gardens of Caesar); purchased by R. Lanciani from Anselmo Gasparini; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation